April 2010

Change is coming

Which apparently is the slogan for launching Ubuntu 10.04. I think this is going to be a very nice LTS release. It’s too bad that they didn’t include Perl 5.12 in it, but that’s understandable as it just got released; although compiling your own is very easy. On the other hand, PHP 5.3 got in …

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Serving files with Apache on Windows from a network drive

After I installed Zend Server CE today I had to configure Apache to serve files from a shared network drive. Although these have been given a drive name serving files from it with Apache fails to work. By default Apache under Windows (or generally any service) is being executed as a local user. This user …

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Configure Git on Windows to use KDiff3

Something I don’t do often and always forget is how to setup msysgit to use KDiff3 as its merge tool. To get it done edit your .gitconfig and add the following: [merge] tool = kdiff3 [mergetool “kdiff3”] path = C:/Program Files/KDiff3/kdiff3.exe keepBackup = false trustExitCode = false

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